Return the styles used by contents of a DOCXPath query.

public getWordStyles (array $referenceNode)


An array to get the refence node.
The possible keys and values of this array are:

Key Type Description
type string * (all, default value), chart, image, default, list, paragraph (also for links and lists), run, style, table, table-row, table-cell, table-cell-paragraph or a custom tag.
contains string Contains a text string.
occurrence int or string Exact occurrence (int) or range of contents (e.g.: 2..9, 2.., ..9) (string) or first() or last(). If empty iterate all elements.
attributes array Contains a specific attribute key and value.
parent string Main document body as default, allows to set any parent or a specific one. w:body (default), '/' (any parent) or any other specific parent (/w:tbl/, /w:tc/, /w:r/...).
styleType string Query styles by specific type: paragraph, heading, character, table. To be used when the type option is set as style.
customQuery string Custom xpath query, overwrites any other reference.
Return values


Code samples

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Example #2

Release notes
  • phpdocx 15.0:
    • table-row, table-cell and table-cell-paragraph types.
  • phpdocx 14.0:
    • stylesType option.
  • phpdocx 12.0:
    • avoid null Exceptions if some DOCX styles are missing.
    • improved working with multiple sections that contain multiple headers and footers.
  • phpdocx 9.0:
    • new method.